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July 14, 2015: A delayed message due to the summer holidays: More transcribed church records from Råde Lokalsamling as well as from other guests in the Digital Inn were uploaded last week. In addition, more transcribed census lists from 1825 and 1835 are now available for search. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

July 3, 2015: New transcribed church records are avaiable. Welcome to Råde lokalsamling as new guest at the Digital Inn. They have transcribed all the church records from Råde in Østfold from 1702 to 1924. The baptisms and confirmations are published now, the rest will follow. Check the Most Recent 100 list for details.

June 25, 2015: More transcribed church records are now available for search in addition to the 1891 census of Sund in Hordaland. The list of the Most Recent 100 is updated with the new records. The database containing all the records of individuals available for search has now passed 27 millions!

June 17, 2015: Yesterday and today we have published close to 60 lists transcribed from various church books, in addition to the transcribed version of 1891 Census for Lier in Buskerud county. Check the Most Recent 100 list for details.

June 12, 2015: Law on forced silver tax of June 14, 1816 was introduced to ensure the base capital of the Central Bank of Norway. The lists of all those enforced to by shares in the bank were scanned and published earlier, but now these lists are also transcribed and available for searching. The transcribed lists are also equipped with links to the scanned lists. The digitising work is done in cooperation with the Central Bank of Norway. Read more about the Silver Tax 1816. We have also published more transcribed church records. Visit the Most Recent 100 for details on today's upload.

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The Silver Tax 1816 digitised


Norges Bank (The Central Bank of Norway) is preparing for its 200 years anniversary with the digital version of the Silver Tax of 1816. The scanned images of the tax lists were published in 2012, and now these lists are transcribed and available for search in the Digital Archives. Read more...

The front page of the Silver Tax list of 1816 for Vardal parish

The National Archives' Spring Release 2015


To commemorate the liberation day, 8th of May 1945, the National Archives has published a wide range of documents dealing with the liberation of Norway 1944/45. The material is digitised and available for everyone online. Read more...

Bilde av ødeleggelser i Vadsø.